Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Colombia, you would:
live 3.5 years longer
In Colombia, the average life expectancy is 75 years (71 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.
make 26.9% more money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $13,400 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 44.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Colombia, 35.7% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Colombia, 10.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 62.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Colombia, approximately 11.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.
have 11.4% fewer children
In Colombia, there are approximately 15.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
see 21.3% less coastline
Colombia has a total of 3,208 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
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